Publications by topic

Advertising and publicity

A list of our content (including reports, articles, blog posts, and published letters) about publicly funded advertising or publicity.

Annual audit highlights

A list of reports and letters to boards and chief executives highlighting the results of our annual audits in local government, central government, and for particular sectors or types of public organisations.

Asset management

A list of reports, articles, or published letters that discuss asset management.

Auckland

A list of reports, articles, or published letters that relate to Auckland.

Controller function

A list of content about the Controller function, including regular updates about what we've reported when carrying out that function.

Corporate documents

A list of publications about our organisation - annual plans and annual reports, reviews of us by other audit offices, and planning documents.

Covid-19

A list of our content (including reports, articles, blog posts, and published letters) about the public sector response to Covid-19.

Defence

A list of our content (including reports, articles, blog posts, and published letters) about defence entities or defence-related topics.

Discussion papers

A list of the discussion papers published by the Office of the Auditor-General.

Education

A list of our content (including reports, articles, blog posts, and published letters) about educational institutions (the Ministry of Education, schools, polytechnics, universities, or wānanga) or education topics.

Environment

A list of our content (including reports, articles, blog posts, and published letters) about environmental agencies or environmental matters.

Funding/grant programmes

A list of our content (including reports, articles, blog posts, and published letters) about funding arrangements or grant programmes.

Health

A list of our content (including reports, articles, blog posts, and published letters) about the health sector or health topics.

Housing

A list of reports, articles, or published letters about housing and housing agencies.

Information technology

A list of our content (including reports, articles, blog posts, and published letters) about data, information, and information technology.

Inquiry reports

A list of the reports produced outside of the Office's scheduled work programme, as a result of the Auditor-General's decision to inquire into a public entity's use of resources.

Justice

A list of our content (including reports, articles, blog posts, and published letters) about justice entities and justice-related topics.

Latest reports and letters

The Auditor-General publishes 30-40 reports and letters on this website each year. These are the most recent.

Local government

A list of our content (including reports, articles, blog posts, and published letters) about the local government sector (city, district, and unitary councils, and council-controlled organisations).

Long-term plan (LTP) publications

A list of our content (including reports, articles, blog posts, and published letters) about councils' long-term plans (also called 10-year plans).

Māori entities or kaupapa

A list of our content (including reports, articles, blog posts, and published letters) about kaupapa Māori.

Parliament and MPs

A list of our content (including reports, articles, blog posts, and published letters) about parliamentary processes or parliamentarians.

Performance reporting

A list of our content (including reports, articles, blog posts, and published letters) about performance information and how it is reported.

Procurement

A list of our reports, articles, blog posts, and published letters about procurement.

Sensitive expenditure

A list of our content (including reports, articles, blog posts, and published letters) about sensitive expenditure (spending that could be seen as having a private benefit).

Transport

A list of our content (including reports, articles, blog posts, and published letters) about transport agencies or transport topics.

Water management

A list of our content (including reports, articles, blog posts, and published letters) about water and water management.